Registration Information

Conference Fees

Attendees

  • Early Bird: $455 (by January 14, 2013)
  • Regular: $510 (after January 14, 2013)
  • Late: $550 (after January 31, 2013 & On-Site)

Cancellation Request must be made in writing and received by Thursday, January 31, 2013. A $60 processing fee will be assessed. There will be no refunds after Thursday, January 31, 2013. All no-shows will be charged the full amount.

Speakers

  • Regular: $375 (by January 2, 2013)
  • Late: $450 (after January 2, 2013)

Cancellation Request must be made in writing and received by Friday, January 11, 2013. A $75 processing fee will be assessed. There will be no refunds after January 11, 2013. Speakers must register by Friday, January 11, 2013 – there will be no on-site speaker registration. All no-shows will be charged the full amount.

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One-Day Conference Registration

Cancellation Request must be made in writing and received by January 31, 2013. A $60 processing fee will be accessed. There will be no refunds after January 31, 2013. All no-shows will be charged the full amount.

Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday

  • Early Bird: $280 (by January 14, 2013)
  • Regular: $330 (after January 14, 2013)
  • Late: $350 (after January 31, 2013 & On-Site)

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Pre-Conference Fees

Cancellation Request must be made in writing and received by January 31, 2013. A $60 processing fee will be accessed. There will be no refunds after January 31, 2013. All no-shows will be charged the full amount.

One-Day

  • Early Bird: $275 (by January 14, 2013)
  • Regular: $300 (after January 14, 2013)
  • Late: $350 (after January 31, 2013 & On-Site)

Half-Day

  • Early Bird: $185 (by January 14, 2013)
  • Regular: $210 (after January 14, 2013)
  • Late: $260 (after January 31, 2013 & On-Site)

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Care Providers

Care Providers are permitted to attend any session, event, or function with a registered Attendee they are assisting. Care Providers may not attend any conference activities without the registered Attendee they are assisting. Failure to comply with this policy may result in the expulsion of the Care Provider and registered Attendee from the conference.

Discounts & Scholarships

General Discounts

Student Discounts

Full-time students are offered a 50% discount code when your class schedule or letter from registrar (showing 12 units or more) and a copy of your school ID are faxed to us at (818) 677-4929 or submitted via email to conference@csun.edu.

CSU Discounts

CSU Faculty and Staff are offered a 50% discount code when staff ID and work email address are faxed to us at (818) 677-4929 or submitted via email to conference@csun.edu.

Attendee Only Discounts

Veterans and Active Military Personnel

Veterans and active military personnel are offered a 50% discount code when military identification or Certificate of Release (DD-214 Copy #4) are faxed to us at (818) 677-4929 or submitted via email to conference@csun.edu. Please note that this discount only applies to attendees and not speakers. The discount applies to full attendee registration only.

K-12 Educators and Administrators

K-12 Educators and Administrators are offered a 25% discount code when proof of employment is faxed to us at (818) 677-4929 or submitted via email to conference@csun.eduPlease note that this discount only applies to attendees and not speakers. The discount applies to full attendee registration only.

Scholarships

The deadline for scholarship applications is January 25, 2013. Completion of the application does not guarantee that you will receive a scholarship. All applicants will receive notification of acceptance or denial on or about February 4, 2013. We regret that many people who are otherwise eligible may not receive scholarships.

For information on and how to apply for a scholarship, please download and complete the Scholarship Application.

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International Participants

For those needing an official letter of invitation to obtain a visa, we strongly suggest requesting the letter at least 180 days in advance of the conference. Before applying, be sure to contact your nearest Embassy to obtain information about documents required for a visa application.

Due to the large number of national and international participants who attend and contribute to the conference each year, we regret that we are unable to provide any assistance in locating sponsors and booking travel arrangements.

Please note: Individuals receiving letters are responsible for their own expenses and arrangements (registration fees, hotel accommodations, meals, travel, transportation, personal care attendants, etc.).

Due to organizational capacity restraints, we are only able to send one letter directly to participants. We are unable to process letters directly to the Embassy. All requests must be made in writing by December 17, 2012. Any requests received after this date cannot be processed.

E-mail request to: conference@csun.edu and make sure to include:

  • Full Name
  • Full Mailing Address
  • Passport Number
  • Expiration Date

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Room Temperature

Temperatures in session rooms vary. For comfort, it is recommended that layered clothing be worn.

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Headset

It is recommended that you bring your favorite headset to gain access to audio output on computers at the conference.

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Official Language

We appreciate the extensive participation of the international community in this conference. The official language of the conference is English.

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